Citizens' Unity Commission

The Citizens' Unity Commission promotes and sponsors activities and events that bring diverse citizens together. Diversity Education is available for all individuals, businesses, schools, etc. dealing with community and workplace. 

Hampton Diversity College

The college provides diversity education that concentrates on diversity in contemporary workplaces and in our community. Class sessions include diversity 101, mixing and managing four generations, navigating gender issues and disability awareness.

Commission Members

Members are appointed by Hampton City Council. See the list of commission members and youth advisory group and partners. Apply to join the commission, or attend a meeting: 2nd Thursday of the month, 6 p.m.-8p.m., Community Development Conference Room, Fifth Floor, City Hall, 22 Lincoln St.

The Citizens Engagement Advisory Commission

This commission is an extension of the unity commission and appointed by City Council to increase understanding and communication between citizens and city departments. Learn more here.


Check out our archived newsletters. You can also take the Hampton Pledge to foster understanding and respect, learn more about the commissions history and goals, and see what awards the Commission has earned.
  1. Hampton named 25th most diverse city in U.S., especially economically

    May 15, 2016 – Hampton is one of the most diverse cities in the United States, according to a recent study that considered social class, ethno-racial, economic and household diversity. The study was conducted by the financial website Wallet Hub. Read on...